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CLIP: Senate Debate on Abortion Legislation

AIR DATE: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speak on the Senate floor about proposed legislation related to abortion.




  • VIDEO: House Debate on Abortion Legislation (2hrs & 58 mins)
    House members debated legislation related to abortion, including a bill that would defund Planned Parenthood for a year during a House investigation, and another that would provide additional legal protections for infants born alive during abortion procedures.
  • VIDEO: Melanie Zanona on Defunding Planned Parenthood (4 mins)
    CQ Roll Call Staff Writer Melanie Zanona talked about legislation related to abortion and defunding Planned Parenthood being debated in the House this week.
  • VIDEO: Planned Parenthood Practices (3 hrs & 37 mins)
    CQ Roll The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing the practices of Planned Parenthood, including allegations that the group was engaged in the selling of aborted fetal tissue. Witnesses included women who say they are “survivors” of attempted late-term abortions.


  • Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR)
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
KEYWORDS: Abortion, Gestation, Unborn, Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Childbirth, Moraility, Women's Health, Gender Issues, Reproductive System